• Is Necrotizing Enterocolitis the Same Disease in Term and Preterm Infants?

    12 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    Necrotizing enterocolitis predominantly affects preterm infants. The paucity of data regarding the clinical course in term infants makes it difficult to predict outcomes and counsel families. To identify predisposing factors and gain a better understanding of the clinical course of NEC in term infants, we reviewed our experience with term infants and compared it to outcomes in PT infants.
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